Parallel Verses

Amplified

The flatterer who loudly praises and glorifies his neighbor, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted as cursing him [for he will be suspected of sinister purposes].

New American Standard Bible

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.

King James Version

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Holman Bible

If one blesses his neighbor
with a loud voice early in the morning,
it will be counted as a curse to him.

International Standard Version

A friend's loud blessing early in the morning will be thought of as a curse.

A Conservative Version

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be considered a curse to him.

American Standard Version

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, It shall be counted a curse to him.

Bible in Basic English

He who gives a blessing to his friend with a loud voice, getting up early in the morning, will have it put to his account as a curse.

Darby Translation

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be reckoned a curse to him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Julia Smith Translation

He blessing his friend with a great voice, rising early in the morning, a curse shall be reckoned to him.

King James 2000

He that blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, a curse will be reckoned to him.

Modern King James verseion

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that is too hasty to praise his neighbour above measure, shall be taken as one that giveth him an evil report.

NET Bible

If someone blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse to him.

New Heart English Bible

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse by him.

The Emphasized Bible

He that blesseth his friend, with a loud voice, in the morning early, a reproach, shall it be reckoned to him.

Webster

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

World English Bible

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse by him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is saluting his friend with a loud voice, In the morning rising early, A light thing it is reckoned to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with a loud
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

שׁכם 
Shakam 
Usage: 65

in the morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

a curse
קללה 
Q@lalah 
Usage: 33

References

Fausets

Context Readings

All About Life

13 [The judge tells the creditor] Take the garment of one who is security for a stranger; and hold him in pledge when he is security for foreigners. 14 The flatterer who loudly praises and glorifies his neighbor, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted as cursing him [for he will be suspected of sinister purposes]. 15 A continual dripping on a day of violent showers and a contentious woman are alike;



Cross References

2 Samuel 15:2-7

And [he] rose up early and stood beside the gateway; and when any man who had a controversy came to the king for judgment, Absalom called to him, Of what city are you? And he would say, Your servant is of such and such a tribe of Israel.

2 Samuel 16:16-19

And when Hushai the Archite, David's friend, came to Absalom, Hushai said to [him], Long live the king! Long live the king!

2 Samuel 17:7-13

And Hushai said to Absalom, The counsel that Ahithophel has given is not good at this time.

1 Kings 22:6

Then [Ahab] king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about 400 men, and said to them, Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I hold back? And they said, Go up, for the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the king.

1 Kings 22:13

The messenger who went to call Micaiah said to him, Behold now, the prophets unanimously declare good to the king. Let your answer, I pray you, be like theirs, and say what is good.

Jeremiah 28:2-4

Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon.

Acts 12:22-23

And the assembled people shouted, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man!

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